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Navy Helicopter crashes near El Centro, Calif.; all 4 air crew survived

by Commander, Naval Air Forces Public Affairs
09 June 2022 SAN DIEGO - This evening at approximately 6 p.m., an MH-60S Seahawk crashed near El Centro, Calif. while conducting a routine training flight from Naval Air Facility El Centro. All four of the air crew on board survived the crash and have been safely recovered. One of the aircrew has suffered non-life threatening injuries and has been transported to a local hospital. The helicopter was assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 3, based at Naval Air Station North Island, Calif. The U.S. Navy is investigating this incident.

For more information, please contact Cmdr. Zach Harrell at Commander, Naval Air Forces at zachary.f.harrell.mil@us.navy.mil or 619-726-3749.
 
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